The Agrarian System of Mughal India: 1556-1707

Paperback | November 19, 2013

byIrfan Habib

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This book provides a comprehensive account of land revenue, administration, agrarian economy, and social structure in India during the Mughal period. It examines areas like agricultural production and technology; trade in agricultural produce, conditions of the peasantry; zamindars; revenuegrants and assignments; and the agrarian crisis of the Mughal Empire. The volume also provides information on land measurements; weights; coinages; revenue statistics; price movements; and the village community. Including a comprehensive bibliography, descriptive index, illustrations, and maps,this book is a compulsory read for students, teachers, and scholars of medieval India particularly those interested in agrarian systems.

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This book provides a comprehensive account of land revenue, administration, agrarian economy, and social structure in India during the Mughal period. It examines areas like agricultural production and technology; trade in agricultural produce, conditions of the peasantry; zamindars; revenuegrants and assignments; and the agrarian crisi...

Irfan Habib is Professor Emeritus at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:584 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.68 inPublished:November 19, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198077424

ISBN - 13:9780198077428

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PrefaceExcerpts from Preface to the First Edition1. Agricultural Production2. Trade in Agricultural Produce3. Material Conditions of the Life of the Peasantry4. The Peasant and the Village Community5. The Zamindars6. The Land Revenue7. Revenue Assignments8. Revenue Grants9. The Agrarian Crisis of the Mughal EmpireAppendicesBibliographyAbbreviationsIndex